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Furry Tails: Meela’s Terrifying Encounter & Road To Recovery

Not long ago, Meela the yellow Labrador Retriever was at death’s door. But thankfully, she found her way to the doorstep of a kindly stranger who was able to get her the emergency care she needed.

07/22/2014

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Woman Demands Action After Her Maltese Is Mauled To Death By Pit Bull

A woman was walking her dog last week when she says a pit bull came out of nowhere and attacked.

05/29/2014

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Dog Recovering After Being Mauled By Pit Bull In Beechview

An 8-year-old Siberian husky named Cinderella is back home in Beechview, recovering after her owner said she was attacked by at least one pit bull while she was on a leash in his front yard.

05/10/2014

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Court Papers Say There Were Concerns About Zoo’s African Painted Dogs Exhibit

A Pittsburgh Zoo safety committee had concerns about a wild African dogs exhibit but the zoo didn’t make any changes before a 2-year-old boy fell into the pen last year and was mauled to death by the animals, his parents’ lawyers say in court filings that cite committee meeting minutes.

10/24/2013

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Report: Zoo Attorneys Say Mother Was At Fault For Son’s Mauling Death

Attorneys for the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium are blaming the mother of the child who was mauled to death by a pack of African Painted dogs.

09/11/2013

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Parents Sue Pittsburgh Zoo Over Mauling Death

The parents of a 2-year-old boy who was fatally mauled after falling into a wild African dogs exhibit last fall have sued the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, claiming officials had ample warning that parents routinely lifted children onto a rail overlooking the exhibit so they could see better.

05/23/2013

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D.A. Will Not File Charges Against Mother In Zoo Tragedy

The Allegheny County District Attorney said he will not pursue criminal charges against a woman whose son was killed at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium earlier this month. However, District Attorney Stephen Zappala said he is investigating possible criminal negligence against the Zoo.

11/28/2012

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Funeral Service Held For Zoo Tragedy Victim

There was an outpouring of support for a local family who buried their 2-year-old son after an unfortunate accident at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium last weekend. The funeral service for little Maddox Derkosh was held at St. Bernard Church in Mount Lebanon around 10 a.m. Friday.

11/09/2012

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Toy Truck Donations Arrive By The Hundreds At Mauling Victim’s Visitation

There is an outpouring of support for the family of the little boy who was killed after falling into an animal exhibit over the weekend at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.

11/08/2012

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Mayor Ravenstahl Calling For Changes At Zoo After Boy’s Death

The Mayor of Pittsburgh is calling for changes at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium following the mauling death of a young boy over the weekend when he fell into an exhibit.

11/08/2012

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Neighbors Worried After Dog Mauling In West View

Police in West View believe a stray animal is to blame for killing a family’s pet husky.

10/18/2012

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